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The Motor Cycle 1928-1952

Magazine "The Motor Cycle" Weekly





Year  Month Date  No. Vol Front Page Highlights Condition Comments

1928 Sept 13 1327 41 No front page Poor

1929 May 1 1360 42 No front page Very Poor plastic cover


30 1364 42 No front page Poor

June 27 1368 42 No front page Poor

July 4 1369 43 Morgan Runabout Poor

Dec 5 1391 43 No front page Poor
1930 Jan  16 1397 44 No front page Poor

Feb 20 1402 44 No front page Poor

March 6 1404 44 No front page Poor

April 3 1408 44 No front page Poor


10 1409 44 No front page Poor


17 1410 44 Guide to the holiday events Good Sold 


24 1411 44 No front page Very Poor plastic cover

May 22 1415 44 No front page Poor


29 1416 44 No front page Poor

June 5 1417 44 No front page Very Poor plastic cover


12 1418 44 No front page Poor


19 1419 44 No front page Poor


26 1420 44 No front page Poor

July 3 1421 45 No front page Very Poor plastic cover


24 1424 45 No front page Poor

Sept 4 1430 45 How "The Other Fellow" Works Average


11 1431 45 No front page Poor included later


18 1432 45 No front page Poor $10

Oct 9 1435 45 No front page Poor

Nov 6 1439 45 No front page Poor


13 1440 45 No front page Very Poor plastic cover

Dec 11 1444 45 No front page Poor


18 1445 45 No front page Poor
1931 Jan  1 1447 46 What of 1931 Good Sold 


8 1448 46 What "Ixion" Rode in 1930 Average

Feb 5 1452 46 Bargains for All Average

April 30 1464 46 No front page Poor

May 7 1465 46 No front page Poor


14 1466 46 No front page Poor


21 1467 46 No front page Very Poor plastic cover


28 1468 46 The Scottish Six Days Trial Poor

June 4 1469 46 400 Miles on a miniature Good


11 1470 46 No front page Poor


18 1471 46 No front page Poor


25 1472 46 No front page Poor

July 2 1473 47 No front page Poor

Sept 10 1483 47 No front page Poor


24 1485 47 No front page Poor

Oct 8 1487 47 No front page Poor

Dec 24 1498 47 No front page Poor
1932 Mch 10 1509 48 Developing a TT Machine Good

April 21 1515 48 No front page Very Poor plastic cover


28 1516 48 How the Lightweights Performed Good

May 5 1517 48 No front page Poor


12 1518 48 My Favourite Run Poor

June 9 1522 48 No front page Poor


16 1523 48 No front page Poor


23 1524 48 No front page Poor

July 28 1529 49 No front page Poor

Aug 18 1532 49 No front page Poor

Sept 8 1535 49 The International Trial Described Average


15 1536 49 No front page Poor
1933 Jan  19 1554 50 No front page Poor

April 27 1568 50 TT Notes and News Average

June 1 1573 50 Repairs by Welding-How made Poor


8 1574 50 Guide to the TT Races Good


15 1575 50 No front page Poor


22 1576 50 No front page Poor


29 1577 50 No front page Poor

July 27 1581 51 An Oustanding TT Mount Road test Very Poor plastic cover

Aug 3 1582 51 A Trials Experts Methods Good


17 1584 51 Tours in the North and South Good Sold 


24 1585 51 The Ulster Grand Prix Good


31 1586 51 Manx Grand Prix Preparations Good

Sept 7 1587 51 Many New Models Described Poor
  Nov 30 1599 51 Complete Show Report Average End box 1
1934 Jan  18 1606 52 No front page Poor Start box 2

Feb 8 1609 52 No front page Poor


15 1610 52 Light Three-Wheeler Road Tested Good Sold 


22 1611 52 No front page Poor

March 1 1612 52 New Three-Cylinder Road-Tested Poor

April 12 1618 52 TT Notes and News Good


19 1619 52 Care and Repair of Tyres Poor

May 3 1621 52 Latest TT News Good


10 1622 52 Summer Number Very Poor plastic cover


17 1623 52 Scottish Six Days Described Poor


31 1625 52 Suggestions for Devon Tour Good

June 14 1627 52 Tourist Trophy Number Good


21 1628 52 No front page Poor


28 1629 52 Technical Lessons of the TT Good

July 19 1632 53 No front page Poor

Aug 9 1635 53 Novel Three-Wheeler tested Good $20.00


23 1637 53 The Ulster Grand Prix Good

Sept 20 1641 53 The Manx Grand Prix Races Poor

Nov 8 1648 53 No front page Poor

Dec 13 1653 53 British Supremacy & Overseas No Poor


27 1655 53 No front page Very Poor plastic cover
1935 March 28 1668 54 No front page Poor

May 2 1673 54 No front page Poor


16 1675 54 Summer Number Good


23 1676 54 No front page Poor


30 1677 54 No front page Poor

June 6 1678 54 Lapping the TT Course Good


20 1680 54 Tourist Trophy Number Good


27 1681 54 TT Report Number Good

July 4 1682 54 Free with this Issue-Holiday Guide Good Holiday Guide


11 1683 54 Lapping Brooklands at 120 mph Good

Aug 22 1689 55 No front page Very Poor plastic cover


29 1690 55 Ulsters Big Road Race Described Good

Sept 12 1692 55 More New Models Good


19 1693 55 Full Description of the International Poor

Oct 3 1695 55 Important New Models Good

Nov 28 1703 55 Guide to Olympia Fair some bookworm damage $25

Dec 5 1704 55 Complete Show Report Excellent Sold 
1936 Jan  9 1709 56 British Achievements Good $20


16 1710 56 More Readers "Logs" Poor $5.00

April 9 1722 56 Spring-Frame Machines Tested Good $20


16 1723 56 Helpful Practical Articles Very Poor plastic cover $5

May 7 1726 56 No front page Poor


14 1727 56 Entries & Other Important TT News Poor


28 1729 56 TT Notes and News Poor

June 11 1731 56 TT Practice Guide to Races Good


18 1732 56 No front page Poor


18 1732 56 No front page Poor


25 1733 56 TT Report Number Good


25 1733 56 No front page Poor

July 2 1734 57 How Frith & Foster Rose to Fame Good

Aug 27 1742 57 Motoring Law: A Raw Deal Good $20

Sept 3 1743 57 Many New Models Described Very Poor plastic cover


17 1745 57 The Manx Grand Prix Races Poor

Oct 15 1749 57 No front page Poor


15 1749 57 Two Road Tests Good Sold 


22 1750 57 Buyers Guide Good

Nov 5 1752 57 Complete Show Report Excellent

Dec 10 1757 57 British Supremacy & Overseas No Good
1937 April 1 1773 58 Easter Events: Illustrated Desc Very good

8 1774 58 The Trials Business Good

15 1775 58 Touring and Camping Very Poor plastic cover

22 1776 58 Amateurs Build their own "Dream machine Poor

May 6 1778 58 Summer Number Poor

13 1779 58 No front page Poor

20 1780 58 No front page Poor

27 1781 58 International Preparations Good

June 3 1782 58 Going to the Island Good $20

10 1783 58 No front page Very Poor plastic cover

17 1784 58 Tourist Trophy Number Good
    24 1785 58 No front page Poor


July 1 1786 59 Issue-Holiday Guide Poor


8 1787 59 Guide to the International Poor Cover

15 1788 59 No front page Poor

29 1790 59 Britain's New 500cc Twin, ISDT  VGC for age $25 

Aug 12 1792 59 Manufacturer Discusses Designs Good Cover

26 1794 59 Advance Details of 1938 Models Good

Sept 2
9
1795 59 Many New Models Described Very Poor plastic cover

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23
1797 59 Buyers Guide to 1938 Models Good $25

30 1799 59 Complete Earles Court Show Report Good Cover Sold 

Oct 21 1802 59 New Twin Tested Good $20

Nov 4 1804 59 Do we Want Total Enclosure? Good $20

25 1807 59 Magdyno Maintenance Poor

Dec 16 1810 59 British Achievements Number Good $20

30 1812 59 TT Machine Research Good Cover
1938 Jan  6 1813 60 What I Rode in 1937 Good $20

Feb 3 1817 60 1000cc Four Tested Good $20

Mch 17 1823 60 Spring Number Poor

April 28 1829 60 No front page Poor

May 5 1830 60 What Size of Tyre? Good $20

12 1831 60 Modern lightweights Good $20

26 1833 60 No front page Poor

June 9 1835 60 Guide to TT Races Good $25

16 1836 60 Tourist Trophy Number Good $25 Cover

23 1837 60 No front page Poor Cover

30 1838 60 Harold Daniell Interviewed Good

July 7 1839 61 Stanley Woods own Story on TT Good front page only

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1840 61 International Trial: Opening Stages (ISDT) VGC for age $25 Cover

Aug 4 1843 61 Plain Bearings for Efficiency Good Cover

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1844 61 Meaningless MPH Good

Sept 1 1847 61 Improving an Old Machine Good

8 1848 61 No front page Poor

15 1849 61 Important New Models Poor

22 1850 61 Manx Grand Prix Races described Good

29 1851 61 Tuning for Economy Good

Oct 13 1853 61 Standard Tyres in Big Open Trial Good

27 1855 61 No front page Poor

Nov 10 1857 61 Complete Earls Court Show Report Poor Limited edition Sold 

Dec
1861 61 British Achievements Number Very Poor reprint, Apl'92
1939 Jan  12 1866 62 Running costs-Readers own Jobs Poor

19 1867 62 The Maker Acts as Passenger Good

26 1868 62 Velocettes and the TT Good

Feb 9 1870 62 Two Road Tests Good $20

16 1871 62 Supercharging: Stanley Woods view Poor $10

Mar 23 1876 62 No front page Poor

April 6 1878 62 Guide to Easter Events Good

13 1879 62 Obtaining Economy & Longevity Good

May 4 1882 62 No front page Poor

18 1884 62 Free 48 Page Touring Guide. Picture on front features of members of LMC and Triumph combination Very Poor plastic cover

25 1885 62 TT Notes and News Good

June 1 1886 62 Whitsun events Described Good

8 1887 62 No front page Poor

15 1888 62 No front page Poor

22 1889 62 No front page Poor

29 1890 62 Stanley Woods own Story  Poor

July 13 1892 63 Camping Hints Good

20 1893 63 A New Spring Frame Poor

27 1894 63 Touring France by Autocycle Good $20

Aug 10 1896 63 Designer Analyses Modern Multis Good $20

17 1897 63 On Road with Novel "Four" Good $20

24 1898 63 Opening stages of the International Good $20

31 1899 63 International Six Days Trial VGC for age SOLD

Sept 7 1900 63 Modern Fork Design analysed Good

Oct 5 1904 63 Through a Designers Eyes Good

12 1905 63 New Head-Lamp cowl Listed Good

26 1907 63 Advance Details of new Models Good

Nov 2 1908 63 The Champion Trials Rider Good

9 1909 63 Tuning in Terms of Power Good

23 1911 63 Road Impressions of 1940 Poor

Dec 21 1915 63 The British Experts Trial Good

28 1916 63 No front page Poor
1940 Jan  4 1917 64 What I Rode in 1939 Good $25

Feb 1 1921 64 Two Important 1940 Programmes Good $25

8 1922 64 Low Weight Easy Handling & Perf Good $25

15 1923 64 Famous Maker Intros Autocycle Poor

22 1924 64 Points that Puzzle-a new Series Good $25

29 1925 64 In Search of Top Gear Performance Good

Mch 7 1926 64 The New Motor Cyclists Number Good

21 1928 64 Racing Men of today and tomorrow Good

28 1929 64 Easter Activities Poor

April 4 1930 64 Riding in the Blackout Good

18 1932 64 Joe Craig Discusses Multis Good

May  2 1934 64 A Racing three Good

9 1935 64 Experiments with Side Valves Desc Good

16 1936 64 A home-made Vee four Poor

30 1938 64 Points that Puzzle Good

June 13 1940 64 Two Stroke & Four Stroke Poor plastic cover

20 1941 64 Riding Craft-A lost art Good

27 1942 64 How D.R.s are Trained Good

July 4 1943 64 Routefinding without signposts Good

11 1944 65 I was There Good

18 1945 65 Army Motor Cycles analysed & test Good

Aug 1 1947 65 A 495 Mile Day: W.D. model tested Poor

15 1949 65 Shall we have shaft drive Good

22 1950 63 a special offer to service men Poor plastic cover

29 1951 65 Designers amateur and professional Good

Sept 12 1953 65 Large or Small Engine Poor plastic cover

26 1955 65 A strenuous test Good

Oct 3 1956 65 An Engineer's Ideal Good

17 1958 65 Another Army Machine Tested Good

24 1959 65 Special Export Number Good

31 1960 65 The Run of the Year Good

Nov 14 1962 65 Maintaining a Good Average Good

21 1963 65 The Worse the Conditions Poor

28 1964 65 The L.S.D. of Ideal Machines Poor

Dec 5 1965 65 A Four Cylinder Design Good
1941 Jan  9 1970 66 What I Rode in 1940 Poor plastic cover

16 1971 66 A 100 mph Sidecar Oufit Good

23 1972 66 Keeping your machine on the road Good

Feb 6 1974 66 The Question of Accessibility Poor plastic cover

13 1975 66 On "Making Do" Good

Mch 20 1980 66 Renovating 2/6 Blitzed Motor Cycles Good

27 1981 66 That Man Can Ride Poor
  April 3 1982 66 Another Command Demonstration Poor plastic cover
1942 to 1945, World War II   Start box 4
Dec 6th 1945 Sold
Jan 24 1946

1946 June 20 2254 76 Ariel 350cc O.H.V De Luxe Good $25

July 4 2256 77 AJS The Oiling System Good

11 2257 77 BSA, How Observant are you Good

18 2258 77 Ariel 1000cc Square Four Good

25 2259 77 Triumph Good

Aug 1 2260 77 Matchless G3/L, G80 500cc Good

8 2261 77 BSA, How Observant are you Good

15 2262 77 Ariel 500cc O.H.V De Luxe Good

22 2263 77 Triumph Good

29 2264 77 AJS Motorcycles Model 16M, 18 Good

Sept 5 2265 77 BSA, How Observant are you Good

12 2266 77 Ariel 1000cc Square Four Good

19 2267 77 Triumph Good

Oct 3 2269 77 BSA, How Observant are you Good

10 2270 77 Ariel 1000cc Square Four Good

17 2271 77 Triumph Good

24 2272 77 Matchless Clubman G3/L 350cc Average Included later

31 2273 77 Bouquet for B31, BSA Good

Nov 7 2274 77 Ariel 1000cc Square Four Poor

14 2275 77 Triumph Poor Cover

28 2277 77 Bouquet for B31, BSA Good

Dec 12 2279 77 Triumph sends Greetings Good

19 2280 77 Another Matchless Performance Poor

26 2281 77 BSA wins 50% 1946 Classic trials Good
1947 Jan  2 2282 78 Ariel, The Modern motorcycle Good

9 2283 78 Triumph,P.H. Alves and his 350 twin Poor $10

23 2285 78 It's here for you,BSA 500 O.H.V twin Poor Cover

30 2286 78 Surging Power & Guiding comfort, Ariel Good

Feb 6 2287 78 Triumph, the best motorcycle  Poor

13 2288 78 AJS, Model 18, winners at TT races Good

March 6 2289/90/9178  Surging Power & Guiding comfort, Ariel Good

13 2292 78 AJS Quality, performance, reliability Good

20 2293 78 Leave it to your BSA Good

27 2294 78 Ariel, the ideal sidecar machine Good

April 3 2295 78 Triumph Good

10 2296 78 Matchless 365 Day Riders, Land's End Trial, Cadwell, Beggars Roost Trial, Tiger Scramble, Ernie Lyons, Vespa, Motom, Hampshire Grand National, Red Marley Good

24 2298 78 James 125 Good Sold 

May 1 2299 78 Triumph Good

8 2300 78 Matchless, 365 Day Riders Poor

15 2301 78 BSA, Main Rd comfort on every road Poor

22 2302 78 Ariel, this thrilling thoroughbred Good

29 2303 78 Triumph Good

June 5 2304 78 Matchless, 365 Day Riders, milkman Poor

12 2305 78 Leave it to your BSA Good

19 2306 78 Ariel, Tranquil Tornado Good

26 2307 78 Triumph Good

July 3 2308 78 AJS Quality, performance, reliability Poor

10 2309 79 BSA, 8 out 11 1947 trials Good

17 2310 79 Red Hunter, Ariel, Horse Sense Poor

31 2312 79 No front page Poor

Aug 7 2313 79 BSA, Total enclosure Poor

14 2314 79 No front page Poor

21 2315 79 Triumph Poor

28 2316 79 Matchless, history 1878-1947 Poor

Sept 4 2317 79 BSA , long service and consistent Good

11 2318 79 Ariel 1000cc, leashed lightning Good

18 2319 79 Triumph Good

25 2320 79 AJS Quality, performance, reliability Good

Oct 2 2321 79 BSA, Main Rd comfort on every road Good

9 2322 79 Ariel, She's wonderful down under Good

16 2323 79 Triumph Poor

23 2324 79 AJS, Quality Motorcycles Good

30 2325 79 BSA, Total enclosure Poor

Nov 6 2326 79 Ariel, get that deluxe look Poor

13 2327 79 Triumph, American National Champs Good

27 2329 79 BSA, dominates 1947 trials Good

Dec 4 2330 79 British Motor Cycles for the World Good

18 2332 79 AJS, 1948 model 16M Good

25 2333 79 BSA, Best Wishes Poor
1948 Jan  1 2334 80 Ariel 1948 Good

8 2335 80 Matchless, Craftsmen, Pat O'Leary Good

15 2336 80 Triumph, 3T De Luxe Good $20

29 2338 80 Ariel, 350cc De luxe Good $20

Feb 5 2339 80 Triumph Poor $10

12 2340 80 Matchless, Craftsman Harry Allcock Good

19 2341 80 BSA Successes in 1947 trials Good

26 2342 80 Ariel, Britains No1, National Asset Good

Mch 4 2343 80 The Colmore Cup Trial, Triumph Good

11 2344 80 AJS, Success in California Good

18 2345 80 BSA gets best 500 & 350 prize Good

25 2346 80 This day England Exports Ariel Good

April 1 2347 80 Triumph Poor

15 2349 80 BSA, for trials and Scrambles Good

22 2350 80 No front page Poor Sold

29 2351 80 Triumph Poor

May 6 2352 80 Matchless, Craftsman Harry Tombs Good $20

20 2354 80 No front page Poor

27 2355 80 Triumph Poor

June 3 2356 80 Scottish Six Days Trial, AJS Good

10 2357 80 BSA, Essential Work Good

17 2358 80 TT Report Number Good

24 2359 80 No front page Poor

July 1 2360 81 Matchless, Craftsman Harry Briley Good $20

8 2361 81 BSA, Essential Work Good Cover

15 2362 81 Ariel, the Worlds top ranking range Good

22 2363 81 Triumph, the best in the world Good

29 2364 81 Matchless, Craftsman Bill Freeman Good $20

Aug 5 2365 81 BSA, Essential Work Poor Cover

12 2366 81 Ariel, Monarch of the Multis Good

19 2367 81 Olympic Flame arrives in London Good Sold 

26 2368 81 No front page Poor

Sept 2 2369 81 BSA 500 O.H.V. Vertical Twin Good

9 2370 81 This day England Exports Ariel Poor

16 2371 81 Triumph, the best in the world Poor $10 Cover

Oct  7 2374 81 Cameronian & Ariel Poor Cover

14 2375 81 Triumph, the twin with 10yr start Good

28 2377 81 No front page Poor

Nov 4 2378 81 No front page Poor

11 2379 81 Triumph, the twin with 10yr start Good

18 2380 81 No front page Poor

25 2381 81 London Show Report Good $30

Dec 2 2382 81 Ariel, Experience Designed It Good Cover

9 2383 81 Triumph, the best in the world Good

16 2384 81 AJS breaks 18 World Records Poor

30 2386 81 Ariel, Pace, Performance, Power Good
1949 Jan  6 2387 82 The best motor cycle in world, Triumph Average

13 2388 82 Canadian Championship Trial Good Missing 1412

27 2390 82 No front page Poor $10

Feb 3 2391 82 Triumph, the best in the world Poor

17 2393 82 BSA Bantam Poor

24 2394 82 Ariel, introduced Master Multis Good $25

Mch 3 2395 82 Triumph, Roland Davies print! Poor

17 2397 82 BSA, Choose from world range Poor

24 2398 82 Ariel, 1931-1949, the model today Excellent $35

31 2389 82 Triumph, the best in the world Poor

April 7 2400 82 AJS, World Famous for quality etc Average $20

14 2401 82 BSA, Here's a smart combination Poor

21 2402 82 Ariel, The Twins…Summer 1931 Good

28 2403 82 Triumph, the best in the world Poor

May 5 2404 82 Matchless, Clubman Good

19 2406 82 Ariel, Double De luxe Good

26 2407 82 Triumph, in world wide demand Good

June 2 2408 82 No front page Poor

9 2409 82 BSA, The Worlds widest & finest Good $25

16 2410 82 Tourist Trophy Number Good $25
Cover

23 2411 82 TT Report Number Good Sold  Cover

30 2412 82 AJS, The Race-bred Motor Cycle Poor

July 7 2413 83 BSA, I get 150 MPG Good

14 2414 83 Ariel, is the world's exclusive bike
Sunbeam Inline Twin 4pp; Scarborough Racing; Dutch GP 3pp;
Average Cover

21 2415 83 Triumph offers the best
John Draper interview; L.E.F. Twin; Belgian GP; Corgi; Redcar speed trials; 
Good Cover

28 2416 83 Matchless,British made-world famous
Allan Jefferies Trial; That Vintage Feeling; Scottish Speed Champs.; Southern Scott; 
Good

Aug 4 2417 83 BSA Bantam 125 Good

11 2418 83 Ariel, The Twins…Summer 1931 Good $20

18 2419 83 Triumph offers the best  Poor Cover

25 2420 83 Matchless, synonymous for 50 yrs Good

Sept 1 2421 83 Leave it to your BSA Poor Cover

8 2422 83 Ariel, The Twins…Summer 1931 Good

15 2423 83 Triumph, the best in the world Good $20

22 2424 83 AJS, Quality Motorcycles Good

29 2425 83 BSA offers the widest choice Good

Oct 6 2426 83 Ariel, most exclusive in the world Good

13 2427 83 Triumph, Thunderbird Average Cover

20 2428 83 London Show Guide Average

27 2429 83 London Show Report Good

Nov 3 2430 83 Ariel- no other twins Average

10 2431 83 No front page Poor

17 2432 83 AJS 1949 Road Race, World Champs Good

24 2433 83 BSA the new spring frame 125cc Poor

Dec 1 2434 83 Ariel, Red Hunter leads the field Poor Cover

8 2435 83 Triumph 650cc, Thunderbird Good

15 2436 83 AJS 1949 Road Race, World Champs Good $20

29 2438 83 Ariel 1950, Red Hunter Poor
1950 Jan  5 2439 84 Triumph, Most Exciting Motorcyle Poor $10

12 2440 84 Matchless G3/L, G80 500cc Poor

19 2441 84 No front page Poor

26 2442 84 Norton Dominator Poor

Feb 2 2443 84 The Lightweight of the Century Poor

23 2446 84 Triumph The Best Motorcycle Poor

Mch 2 2447 84 BSA 125 to 650 Golden Flash Poor

9 2448 84 The Lightweight of the Century Poor

16 2449 84 Ariel Twins 500cc OHV Poor

23 2450 84 The World Acclaims, Norton Dominator Poor

30 2451 84 Triumph, Thunderbird on three wheels Good

April 6 2452 84 Matchless Springer Poor

13 2453 84 BSA Golden Flash 650 Twin Poor

20 2454 84 Ariel, the twins with the 500cc plus Poor
    27 2455 84 The Famous James Captain Good End box 4

May 4 2456 84 The Unapproachable Norton Poor Start box 5

11 2457 84 A Thrilling Session, Triumph Poor

18 2458 84 Red Hunter by Ariel out of Selly Oak Poor

25 2459 84 More Riders choose BSA Poor

June 1 2460 84 The Worlds bets go-anywhere Lightweight Poor $10

8 2461 84 AJS, Consistent winners of TT races Poor

15 2462 84 TT Report Number Poor

22 2463 84 Triumph Worth waiting for Poor

29 2464 84 Matchless, in Belgium Poor

July 6 2465 85 Start right with a BSA Bantam Poor

13 2466 85 I'm glad I waited for a Triumph Poor

20 2467 85 Ariel Always ahead Poor

27 2468 85 Norton, the World's best road holder Poor

Aug 3 2469 85 Triumph, the best in the world Poor

10 2470 85 Matchless, in Holland Poor

17 2471 85 BSA Its time you had one Poor

24 2472 85 Choose from the right stable, Ariel Poor

31 2473 85 Matchless in Denmark Poor

Sept 21 2474-6 85 Ariel announce their new programme Poor

28 2477 85 Sport and Leisure with Triumph Poor

Oct 12 2478-9 85 Norton, so zestful Poor

19 2480 85 The new Ariels are first rate Good

Nov 9 2481-3 85 Norton Dominator Poor

16 2484 85 Matchless in Victoria, Aust Poor

23 2485 85 No front page Poor

30 2486 85 Matchless Springer ride farther Poor

Dec 7 2487 85 Triumph for 1951 Poor

14 2488 85 No front page Poor

21 2489 85 No front page Poor

28 2490 85 Built in the light of experience, Norton Poor
1951 Jan  11 2492 86 Matchless in Ontario, Canada Poor

18 2493 86 BSA 650 Golden Flash Poor

25 2494 86 1950 Road Race World champs, Norton Poor

Feb 1 2495 86 The Famous James Captain Poor

8 2496 86 Super Fexibility, Ariel Square 4, 1000cc Poor

22 2498 86 I'm glad I waited for a Triumph Poor

Mch 1 2499 86 When Going's Tough, BSA Good

8 2500 86 The Famous James Commodore Poor

15 2501 86 U1951 Ariel Twin Poor

22 2502 86 Norton, the greatest name in history Poor

29 2503 86 Triumph The Best Motorcycle Poor

April 5 2504 86 Matchless in New Zealand Poor

12 2505 86 BSA the most popular in world Poor

19 2506 86 Ariel, the worlds finest sports machine Good

26 2507 86 Norton Dominator Average

May 3 2508 86 BSA Bantam the little'un with a big Very poor

10 2509 86 Triumph Engineering Good

17 2510 86 He owns a 1000cc Ariel Square 4 Poor

24 2511 86 Built in the light of experience, Norton Poor

31 2512 86 To the Gallon 160m, James Comet Poor

June 7 2513 86 Tourist Trophy Number Poor

14 2514 86 TT Report Number Poor

21 2515 86 Triumph the Best Motorcycling gives Poor

28 2516 86 No front page Poor

July 5 2517 87 A Bird in the Hand, new Bantam Poor

12 2518 87 Welcome Triumph Poor

19 2519 87 Ariel Leaders of Design Poor

26 2520 87 Norton, winner of 26 TT races Poor

Aug 2 2521 87 Matchless the Model G80CS Poor

9 2522 87 Triumph the Best Motorcycling gives Poor

23 2524 87 Ariel Red Hunter 500cc model VH Poor

30 2525 87 Matchless The Model G3/L Poor

Sept 6 2526 87 Ariel Red Hunter 500cc model VH Poor

13 2527 87 Triumph will satisfy you Poor

20 2528 87 AJS 13 times member of Brit trophy team Poor

27 2529 87 BSA Wherever motorcycles meet Poor

Oct 4 2530 87 Ariel Red Hunter 500cc model VH Poor

11 2531 87 Norton, winner of 26 TT races Good

25 2533 87 Triumph, stand 80 Earls Court Poor

Nov 1 2534 87 Matchless, power, single cylinder Poor

8 2535 87 London Show Guide Poor

15 2536 87 London Show Report Poor

22 2537 87 World Champions 350cc & 500cc Poor

29 2538 87 Ariel, Leaders of Design at home & O/S Poor

Dec 6 2539 87 Triumph will satisfy you Good

13 2540 87 Transmission, the gearbox Poor

20 2541 87 BSA wishes everyone Merry Christmas Poor

27 2542 87 A Happy successful new year, Norton Poor
1952 Jan  3 2543 88 Here too they choose Triumph Good

10 2544 88 Road holding the Matchless Frame Good $20

17 2545 88 BSA from the Bantam to Golden Flash Poor

24 2546 88 Built in the light of experience, Norton Good but NG* Sold

31 2547 88 Can Spring be far behind, The James Poor

Feb 7 2548 88 Yours for Years, 1952 Ariel Twin Good

14 2549 88 My longed for Matchless Valentine Poor

21 2550 88 Here too-they choose Triumph Poor

28 2551 88 BSA From Los Angeles to Stockholm Good

Mch 6 2552 88 More Miles for your money-James comet. Lightweight Guide. Lightweight Sidecars.  Good - cover Sold 

13 2553 88 Ariel, All twins aren't alike Average

20 2554 88 Triumph conquerer of the world's markets Average

27 2555 88 Norton the worlds best road holder Good

April 3 2556 88 British Motor Cycles for the World Poor

10 2557 88 Matchless 7 Braking Good

17 2558 88 Yours for Years, Ariel Twin Good
    24 2559 88 Unapproachable Norton Dominator Poor End box 5

May 1 2560 88 BSA Over 1/4 million riders have bought Average Start box 6

15 2562 88 Ariel, All twins aren't alike Good

22 2563 88 The world famous go anywhere James Good

29 2564 88 No front page Poor

June 5 2565 88 Here too-they choose Triumph Good

12 2566 88 Tourist Trophy Number Good $30

12 2566 88 Tourist Trophy Number Good $30

19 2567 88 TT Report Number Good

26 2568 88 BSA most popular in world Good

July 3 2569 88 Triumph, here too they choose Average

10 2570 88 Matchless model G80S, 498cc OHV Good

17 2571 88 Ariel, Efficiency does rate Average

24 2572 89 James, the leader of lightweights Good

31 2573 89 Matchless model G80S, 498cc OHV Poor

Aug 7 2574 89 Triumph best in the world Average Cover

14 2575 89 BSA most popular in world Average Cover $15

21 2576 89 Royal Enfield, 500 twin, built to last Good but NG* Cover

28 2577 89 Matchless, The Super Clubman (Cutty Sark cover) Good but NG* $20

Sept 4 2578 89 Norton, winner of 28 TT races, TRW military Triumph, Vincent range for 1953 Poor $10

11 2579 89 Triumph in Stockholm Good

18 2580 89 Ariel, Britains best twin Good

25 2581 89 Announcing the 1953 Matchless program Poor

Oct 2 2582 89 BSA most popular in world Good

9 2583 89 Ariel 500cc KH Hunter Twin Poor

16 2584 89 Norton, winner of 28 TT races Good

23 2585 89 No front page Poor

30 2586 89 BSA wins the Maudes Trophy Average

Nov 6 2587 89 Maudes Trophy for BSA Average

13 2588 89 London Show Guide Good $30

20 2589 89 London Show Report Average $20

27 2590 89 Another Norton success, De Luxe Poor

Dec 4 2591 89 Ariel Lead the World Average

11 2592 89 Matchless, 1953 Model G80S Average

18 2593 89 Christmas Greetings from BSA Good

25 2594 89 Best wishes in 1953 from Norton Poor

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